Investing

When Will the Stock Markets Crash?

When Will the Stock Markets Crash?

By on Jul 11, 2014 in Investing, Mind and Money, Money Management | 7 comments

Are We Due For Another Stock Market Crash? With the memories of the year 2,000 tech bubble bursting and subsequent stock market crash along with the more recent crash in 2008, many investors are worried when the next crash will hit. The S & P 500 has more than doubled since then. Investors’ are increasingly elated with their recent portfolio gains, and...

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International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 2

International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 2

By on Jul 7, 2014 in Asset Allocation, Investing, Mutual Funds, Reader Question, Stocks | 2 comments

How Much of My Portfolio Should I Invest Internationally?-Part 2 Please check out: International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 1 In responding to Brian of Luke 1428 Website’s question yesterday, “What percentage of my stock investments, if any, should I allocate towards international stocks and emerging markets (the latter of which seems to have more...

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International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 1

International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 1

By on Jul 3, 2014 in Investing, Mutual Funds, Reader Question | 1 comment

How Much of My Portfolio Should I Invest Internationally?-Part 1   Brian, of the Luke1428 website asks, “What percentage of my stock investments, if any, should I allocate towards international stocks and emerging markets (the latter of which seems to have more volatility)?” Brian asks an important investing question. There’s lots of discussion...

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Is Index Fund Investing Overrated?

Is Index Fund Investing Overrated?

By on Jun 30, 2014 in Asset Allocation, Investing, Money Management, Mutual Funds | 5 comments

Is It Possible to Beat the Market? In Jeff Somer’s NY Times article,  “Beating the Market, as a Reachable Goal”, Robert A. Olstein is insulted by the arguments in favor of index funds. He claims that the index fund approach is a reach for mediocrity. Olstein goes on to site the stellar performance of his Olstein All Cap Value Fund. According to the...

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Use Paradox of Choice to Invest in Index Funds

Use Paradox of Choice to Invest in Index Funds

By on Jun 16, 2014 in Asset Allocation, Investing, Mind and Money, Mutual Funds | 3 comments

Paradox of Choice; Why More is Less Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you feel like you’re clawing ahead with your career and have no time left to learn how to invest? Use the paradox of choice to simplify your index fund investing strategy. How to Invest in Index Funds Effectively by Harnessing the Paradox of Choice What is the Paradox of Choice? Sheena Iyengar, a...

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Does a Random Way to Get Rich Work?

Does a Random Way to Get Rich Work?

By on Jun 12, 2014 in Economics, Investing | 4 comments

 Is it Possible to Invest and Get Rich With Just 2 Asset Classes? And Other Investing Thoughts Every so often, I come across outstanding articles to share. Each of these posts answers a particular investment question. From technical investing, program trading by the pros to Sit’s exploration of how to classify your house, there are a potpourri of choices. My...

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